Beyond the Board

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Wine 101 + A Wine & Cheese Pairings Guide

I love pairing wine and cheese, especially when I’m serving a charcuterie board! But really, there’s a wine pairing for almost anything! Below, I share easy-to-understand tips about different types of wine, and then how to pair wine with cheese…

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Greg’s Candied Nuts

Who doesn’t love spiced sweet nuts? On our second date, Greg made me his famous candied nuts, and I fell in love (with the nuts! And then with Greg). Now they’re somewhat of a tradition in our little family, so…

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Rotel Cheese Dip Recipe

When it comes to hosting, it truly does not get easier (or tastier!) than Velveeta and Rotel cheese dip. Game night, Taco Tuesday, or just wanting a delicious cheesy starter–any occasion is an excellent reason to whip up this crockpot…

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Champagne or Prosecco Grapes Recipe

Nothing says Happy New Year like a glass of champagne or Prosecco, so I made champagne grapes to keep the sparkles flowing in more ways than one. Sugared grapes (remember my sugared cranberries?) are a delicious candy-like treat to serve…

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Cheese Fondue Board Recipe

Everyone loves Beer Cheese Fondue, but have you ever tried cheese fondue with wine in it? No matter what kind of fondue you make, there’s really no get-together more fun than a fondue party, where guests take turns dipping into…

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Chili Toppings Board

Chili is one of my favorite meals–who doesn’t love all of those chili toppings! Plus, there are so many different varieties of chili, there’s practically one for every season! You can throw together all your favorite seasonal veggies (or stick…

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